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Flag for Greenland September 27, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nuuk, Greenland (Godthåb)

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Monday, September 28, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Nuuk: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 10:11 PM

Maximum: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Ended: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 3:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


September 27, 2015 – September 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nuuk

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Nuuk. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:07 PM Sep 2712:47 AM Sep 282:27 AM Sep 28
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Local times for eclipse in Nuuk on Monday, September 28, 2015

EventTime in NuukDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 10:11:47 PM131°Southeast17.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 11:07:13 PM145°Southeast22.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 28 at 12:11:12 AM162°South-southeast25.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 28 at 12:47:09 AM171°South26.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 28 at 1:23:05 AM181°South26.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 28 at 2:27:05 AM198°South-southwest25.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 28 at 3:22:31 AM213°South-southwest23.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nuuk (WGST – Western Greenland Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Nuuk

Eclipse Visibility from NuukVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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